Latinoam  rica

Latinoam rica


  • Author : Arturo A. Fox
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105111963273


Latinoam rica Book Description :

Offering a well-organized overview of Latin America's development from pre-Columbian times to the present, this cultural reader is written in straightforward, accessible Spanish depending heavily on cognates "without" compromising the natural flow of a native speaker's discourse. A comprehensive review of the main cultural areas of Latin America, including coverage of the Hispanic countries of the Caribbean and Central America, the Andean region (Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia), and the southern cone (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay). Context-specific coverage of U.S.-Latin American relations explores the role of the United States in Latin American affairs in the context of the different cultural regions, particularly in the case of Central America...

Hoja de Ruta  Cultura Y Civilizaci  n de Latinoam  ric

Hoja de Ruta Cultura Y Civilizaci n de Latinoam ric


  • Author : Priscilla Gac-Artigas
  • Publisher : Academic Press ENE
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1930879601


Hoja de Ruta Cultura Y Civilizaci n de Latinoam ric Book Description :

Hoja de ruta es un libro de texto disenado para cursos de cultura y civilizacion de Latinoamerica. Como tal, no se limita a enumerar fechas y hechos historicos sino que entrega los elementos de analisis para que el curso se transforme en un amplio foro de discusion y debate de ideas, al mismo tiempo que incita al alumno al desarrollo de proyectos individuales o colectivos. Ofrece tambien el trasfondo esencial para cursos sobre literatura y cine. En adicion es una herramienta indispensable para prepararse para el examen de Praxis II de Espanol. La actualizacion de esta sexta edicion, hasta noviembre del 2012, toma en cuenta desde los ultimos descubrimientos sobre las mujeres que acompanaron a Colon en sus viajes, lo que cambia la percepcion del rol ju...

Open Veins of Latin America

Open Veins of Latin America


  • Author : Eduardo Galeano
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780853459903


Open Veins of Latin America Book Description :

[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover....

Latinoamerica  Su Civilizacion Y Su Cultura

Latinoamerica Su Civilizacion Y Su Cultura


  • Author : Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2007-10-29
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781111801472


Latinoamerica Su Civilizacion Y Su Cultura Book Description :

Bring the richness and complexity of Latin American culture to life for your students, with LATINOAMÉRICA. Featuring a thematic organization supported by comprehension questions, expansion questions, timelines, chapter summaries, photos, illustrations, Internet activities, video suggestions, and maps, the text takes students on a 20-chapter tour of the progression of Latin culture-from the pre-Columbia era to Hispanics in the United States today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Introducci  n a la ling    stica hisp  nica
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Introducci n a la ling stica hisp nica


  • Author : José Ignacio Hualde
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-03
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139482219


Introducci n a la ling stica hisp nica Book Description :

Written entirely in Spanish, this is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for students. Using clear explanations, it covers all the basic concepts required to study the structural aspects of the Spanish language - phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax - as well as the history of Spanish, its dialects and linguistic variation. This second edition incorporates new features designed to enhance its usefulness for classroom teaching: chapters have been added on the sociolinguistics of Spanish in the USA, and on semantics and pragmatics. The chapter on syntax has been considerably expanded. Numerous exercises have been added throughout the book, as well as a new glossary to help with technical terms....

Percorsi

Percorsi


  • Author : Francesca Italiano
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2012-10-05
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780205956289


Percorsi Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The first edition of Percorsi quickly became one of the best-selling elementary Italian texts. The new second edition features a new design, more focus on skills-development, updated cultural information Percorsi is an introductory program that promotes the acquisition of Italian language and culture through the integration of the “5 Cs” principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education. Percorsi is designed to provide beginning learners with a variety of tools to develop their communicative competence in the four major language skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writ...

Redeemers
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Redeemers


  • Author : Enrique Krauze
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-07-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062309297


Redeemers Book Description :

In Redeemers, acclaimed historian Enrique Krauze presents the major ideas that have formed the modern Latin American political mind during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries—and looks closely at how these ideas were expressed in the lives of influential revolutionaries, thinkers, poets, and novelists. Here are the Cuban José Martí; the Argentines Che Guevara and Evita Perón; political thinkers like Mexico’s José Vasconcelos; and the writers José Enrique Rodó, Mario Vargas Llosa, Octavio Paz, and Gabriel García Márquez. Redeemers also highlights Mexico’s Samuel Ruiz and Subcomandante Marcos, as well as Venezuela’s president Hugo Chávez, and their influence on contemporary Latin America. In his brilliant, deeply researched his...

Forgotten Continent

Forgotten Continent


  • Author : Michael Reid
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300224658


Forgotten Continent Book Description :

A newly updated edition of the best-selling primer on the social, political, and economic challenges facing Central and South America Ten years after its first publication, Michael Reid's best-selling survey of the state of contemporary Latin America has been wholly updated to reflect the new realities of the "Forgotten Continent." The former Americas editor for the Economist, Reid suggests that much of Central and South America, though less poor, less unequal, and better educated than before, faces harder economic times now that the commodities boom of the 2000s is over. His revised, in-depth account of the region reveals dynamic societies more concerned about corruption and climate change, the uncertainties of a Donald Trump-led United States, and ...

American Earth
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American Earth


  • Author : Bill McKibben
  • Publisher : Literary Classics of United States
  • Release Date : 2008-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015003394013


American Earth Book Description :

Author and activist McKibben gathers the essential American writings that changed the way the public looks at the natural world. "American Earth" features essays by Walt Whitman, Rachel Carson, Barbara Kingsolver, Michael Pollan, and dozens more....